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Founded in 2002, Grumpys Tackle has fast become a leader in the full service tackle industry. From our custom rod building and reel service departments to our expert fishing info and advice we've got you covered.

We carry a full line of the latest rods, reels, and accessories to accommodate everyone from the novice to the most seasoned angler. So whether it be a relaxing afternoon crabbing on the beautiful Barnegat Bay or pursuing your favorite game fish by boat or the surf at Island Beach State Park let Grumpys serve all your fishing needs.

Weather Forecast

Recent Fishing Reports

10/18 Friday

We had a lot of wind Thursday but it was out of the West. Didn’t send a ton of anglers out in the AM but a few small bass were reported on artificials. In the evening we had a lot of new faces come in and report some decent size bass right before dark on …


10/16 Wednesday– First Bass weigh-in of the season!

We had our 1st weigh-in of the season and it was a good one. Tony Ciasca brought in a beautiful 47″ 26.75LB Bass from the IBSP Surf! The fish actually took a piece of mullet! We also heard of some shorts during the morning hours on assorted artificials. There’s a lot of bigger Bass to …


10/15 Tuesday

Still very quiet. Didn’t hear much the past couple days. Seems last weeks NE winds kind of reset everything in the area and that may not be a bad thing. Hearing of some bass to the north of us. Think we’re close to starting the migratory run here. For the time being get ready for …